Doctoral Researcher Erica Diya Basu presented “Protecting Children’s Data in the Digital Era: The India Story” at the University of Thai Chamber of Commerce-Thailand Ministry of Data Economy & Society Workshop “Developing ASEAN Guidelines and Promoting Awareness on Child and Youth Online Risk” in Bangkok, Thailand from August 23-24, 2018. The Workshop was the first in a series of planned seminars to address digital issues and challenges confronting societies of the ASEAN region.
Internet Governance Lab Doctoral Researcher Erica Diya Basu presented her initial work-in-progress findings from her field research at the 20th edition of the Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute at the University of Oxford on August 3, 2018. Her PhD research examines the role of civil society organizations in shaping digital privacy discourse and influencing data protection policies in India.
Internet Governance Lab Faculty Fellow Dr. Aram Sinnreich has authored the Policy Briefing Note An International Approach to Data Privacy published by the Center for Media and Social Impact at American University's School of Communication. In the wake of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and recent events which have unfolded surrounding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, this policy brief argues that an international approach to standardizing and coordinating data protection policy is key to restoring data security.